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Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature

The Glenn R. Negley Collection of Utopian Literature in Duke University’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library contains over 900 works, dating from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. The collection includes utopias and dystopias, works which, according to Dr. Negley, "use the device of a fictional society or state to present views of an ideal (utopian) or less than ideal (dystopian) value structure," especially focused on the political functioning of the fictional community. ...



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"The exquisite presswork and binding [are] by Cranston & Curts, Cincinnati."
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Phelon, W. P. (William P.); Hermetic Book Concern. pbl; Black Cat Press. prt
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Verso of t.p.: Black Cat Press
Topic: Atlantis (Legendary place)
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by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Donnelly, Ignatius, 1831-1901
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Topics: Atlantis (Legendary place), Deluge
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by Emerson, Willis George, 1856-1918; Williams, John A
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Topics: Voyages, Imaginary, Science fiction, American, Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873
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Topic: Utopias
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by Benson, Robert Hugh, 1871-1914
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Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Collins, John, 1814-1902; Glenn Negley Collection of Utopian Literature. NcD
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In verse
Topics: Utopias, Utopias, Slavery
Added t.p., engraved: Tho. Cecill, sculp. London, 1669
Topic: Natural history
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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by Donnelly, Ignatius, 1831-1901
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Topics: Atlantis (Legendary place), Drift, Comets
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Topics: Garden cities, Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Souvestre, Émile, 1806-1854; Bertall, 1820-1882; Penguilly L'Haridon, O. (Octave), 1811-1870; Saint Germain, Prosper
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by More, Thomas, Saint, 1478-1535; Burnet, Gilbert, 1643-1715
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1st ed. of Burnet's translation
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Fontenelle, M. de (Bernard Le Bovier), 1657-1757; Gardiner, William
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Topic: Plurality of worlds
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by London, Jack, 1876-1916; Macmillan Company; Norwood Press
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Copyright date from verso of t.p
Topic: Utopias
Illustrated frontispiece to the original edition, 1652, included
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920
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Added engraved t.p
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Topic: Melancholy
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Besant, Walter, 1836-1901
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Actually written by Besant alone
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Greg, Percy, 1836-1889; Ballantyne Press
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Printed at the Ballantyne Press
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Topics: Science fiction, English, Utopias
Topic: Planets
Added engraved t.p
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Topic: Melancholy
"Author's edition."
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Fontenelle, M. de (Bernard Le Bovier), 1657-1757; Glanvill, John, 1664?-1735
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Translation of: Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes / M. de Fontenelle
Topic: Plurality of worlds
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Greg, Percy, 1836-1889; Ballantyne Press
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Printed at the Ballantyne Press
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Topics: Science fiction, English, Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Boccalini, Traiano, 1556-1613; Briani, Girolamo, 1581-1646
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Centuria seconda has title: De' ragguagli di Parnasso ... in questa seconda impressione da molti errori diligentemente espurgata ... In Venetia, MDCXIIII, appresso Giovanni Guerigli
Topic: Political science
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by More, Thomas, Saint, 1478-1535; Burnet, Gilbert, 1643-1715
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Signatures: a-c⁴ A-R⁴ S²
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Butler, Samuel, 1835-1902
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Signatures: pi, A-P, Q
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Volney, C.-F. (Constantin-François), 1757-1820
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Translation of: Les ruines, ou Méditation sur les révolutions des empires
Topics: Revolutions, History, Religions
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Mexía, Pedro, 1496?-1552?; Isocrates. To Demonicus. Spanish. 1673
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Palau y Dulcet. Manual del librero hispanoamericano, no. 167284
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by More, Thomas, Saint, 1478-1535; Robinson, Ralph, b. 1521; Ellis, Frederick Startridge, 1830-1901; Morris, William, 1834-1896; Kelmscott Press
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Reprint of the edition of 1556 with a foreword by Morris
Topic: Utopias
"Delle cavse della grandezza delle città": p. 309-375
Topics: Political science, State, The, Cities and towns
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Bellamy, Edward, 1850-1898
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Sequel to Looking backward
Topics: Utopias, Socialism
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936
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First edition
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Chambless, Edgar
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Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by More, Thomas, Saint, 1478-1535; Marshall, William, fl. 1617-1650; Leonard William Longstaff Saint Thomas More Collection. LML
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Signatures: A² B-O¹² P²
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Astor, John Jacob, 1864-1912
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Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626; Rawley, William, 1588?-1667; Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626. New Atlantis
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Added t.p. illus., dated 1631
Topic: Natural history
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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"These papers were first published in the British Fortnightly review and in the American Cosmopolitan."- Pref
Topics: Social problems, Social sciences
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
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Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
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"Colophon: In Venetia, Appresso Giouanni Antonio Bertano. MDLXXVIII."
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Morris, William, 1834-1896; Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, 1833-1898
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"Woodcut on the title page ... designed by E. Burne-Jones ... engraved by W. Morris for the first edition."--cf. A bibliography of the works of William Morris / by Temple Scott, 1897, p. 3
Topics: Literature, Medieval, Mythology, Greek, Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Bellamy, Edward, 1850-1898
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Sequel: "Equality."
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935
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Publisher's advertisements: 4 p. at end
Topics: Women, Women, Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Fontenelle, M. de (Bernard Le Bovier), 1657-1757
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Translation of: Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes
Topics: Plurality of worlds, Life on other planets
Topics: Political science, Political ethics
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Hamsun, Knut, 1859-1952
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Topic: Utopias
Topic: Kings and rulers
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Cabet, Etienne, 1788-1856
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Includes index (p. [569]-600).
Topics: Icarian movement, Utopian socialism, Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Souvestre, Émile, 1806-1854
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Translation of Le monde tel qu'il sera
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Leonhart, Rudolph, b. 1832; Glenn Negley Collection of Utopian Literature. NcD
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Satire on United States, with cooperative eutopia at the end
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Tarbouriech, Ernest, b. 1865
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Généralités.--La consommation.--Production.--Equilibre de la production et de la consommation
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Bruno, Giordano, 1548-1600; Wagner, Adolf, 1774-1835
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Includes reproductions of original title-pages
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
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Title vignette (port.)
Topic: Utopias
Pages 328-331 incorrectly numbered 128-131
Topic: Apologetics
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by More, Thomas, Saint, 1478-1535
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Signatures: a⁴, A-R⁸, S⁴
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Sannazaro, Jacopo, 1458-1530; Portirelli, Luigi, 1774-1838
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Topic: Corniani, Giovanni Battista, 1742-1813
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Macnie, John
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Later published with titles: A far look ahead, and Looking forward
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by Fénelon, François de Salignac de La Mothe-, 1651-1715; Vallon, L. C
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Title on added t.p.: The adventures of Telemachus, the son of Ulysses / by the Archbishop of Cambray ; in French and English. -- 2nd American ed., carefully compared with the best French eds. / and rev. and corr. by L.C. Vallon. -- Philadelphia : Printed for Mathew Carey [by] Wm. F. M'Laughlin, 1806-1807
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
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Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Fuller, Alvarado Mortimer, 1851-1924
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Topic: Utopias
Topic: Utopias
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by Griffith, George Chetwynd
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Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Jones, Alice Ilgenfritz, 1846-1905; Marchant, Ella
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Reginald, R. Science fiction
Topic: Science fiction, American
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
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Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Flecker, James Elroy, 1884-1915; Ballantyne Press
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"Printed ... at the Ballantyne Press, Edinburgh."
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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Topic: Science fiction
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Mexía, Pedro, 1496?-1552?; Sansovino, Francesco, 1521-1586; Du Verdier, Antoine, 1544-1600; Guyon, Louis, sieur de la Nauche; Gruget, Claude; Milles, Tho. (Thomas), 1550?-1627?
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W. Jaggard's device (McKerrow no. 355) on t.p
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by Tarde, Gabriel de, 1843-1904; Brereton, Cloudesley, 1863-1937; Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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Translation of Fragment d'histoire future
Topic: Civilization, Modern
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Morgan, Harriet
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Publisher's advertisements: [4] p. at end
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Saint-Pierre, Bernardin de, 1737-1814; Williams, Helen Maria, 1762-1827
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Compare Summers, Gothic Bib., p. 459
Introduction signed: J.P.C. [i.e. John payne Collier]